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and world report about looking at the obama administration one year later. is the fascination over? that's what some are saying or is this the real deal? we'll talk with him. and the virginia governor race is a big deal with mcdonnell leading. are we seeing a backlash from folks not happy with the obama administration. we'll look at the first year in office. >>> first we want to go to tucker barnes and find out what we have in store for today's weather forecast. hello, tucker. >> thanks very much, tony. cool weather to start the day. a mix of sun and clouds across the region and temperatures back in the upper 40s and low 50s. hang in there. we'll see more sunshine than yesterday. although we won't be in the clear here until tomorrow. 52 degrees to start the day at reagan national. we bottomed out in the low 50s here, about 51. 49 in new york city. look at the cool air off to the north and west. pittsburgh was in the low 30s. columbus was in a freezing mark an hour ago and now up to 41. so we're starting the warming trend. never get a chance to warm up across the washington area as our af
in election so tainted with fraud that his challenging dropped out. president obama personally called him. >> i emphasized that this has to be a point in time in which we begin to write a new chapter. he assured me that he understood the importance of this moment. but as i indicated to him, the proof is not going to be in words, it's going to be in deeds. >> the white house says despite the canceled election, the president's decision on troop levels could still be weeks away. >>> joining us with more on the situation in afghanistan is malu innocent from the catoe institute. good morning. good to see you again. >> good to see you. >> we enjoyed your analysis in afghanistan, we wanted to have you back to talk about the latest development. karzai again president for another five years. what are the implications. i think we scratched our heads and said where is the runoff. >> he won by default simply because abdullah has opted out because of the pervasive amount of fraud that riddled the first election, it wasn't clear that second round wouldn't also be riddled with allegations of voter fraud
obama's half brother telling it all. he talks about their dad, what he was like and seeing his brother again in an upcoming trip to china. he tickles the ivories as well. they all have one and now it's president obama. >> a brother or half brother. >> before we get to that, we want to go to tucker barnes keeping his eye on the weather. it's a cold morning throughout the region. >> it has. temperatures at or below freezing. we have freeze advisories earlier that have been let to expire. we have sunshine across the area. it will feel good the next hour or two before the clouds move in. we are up to 44 at reagan national. we were below freezing in frederick. a little better to the south. 49 degrees. out to the west, when i put this in motion, we have a lot of cloud cover, a little green on the map. that will come in later today and tonight. by this afternoon, i think the sun will mix with and eventually turning to a full overcast by late this afteron. and we will present the possibility of a few scattered showers during the nighttime hours tonight. it will be a -- it won't be a big deal b
column after it went blue to elect president obama last year. >> coming up in the 7:00 hour now, we talk with our team of jim and peter about what mcdonnell's victory paired with the republican win in the new jersey race means. >> also at #:00, haze gone from survivor winner to the fcc. we will talk about the effort to make the fcc more user friendly. >>> a special ceremony commemmorating the fall of the berlin wall and the 20th anniversary. hard to believe it's been 20 years. i think we can all remember where we were when that news came down. >> talking abt that earlier this morning with tony. speaking of, let's check in with tony and get a look at what is happening outside. >> as you both know, it is cold this morning across the region. in many spots, our temperatures are in the 30s. but a beautiful blue sky early this morning. let's take a look at the advisories that are in effect for one more hour. yeah, believe it or not, we have a frost advisory in effect for some of the close-in counties including montgomery county, fairfax county, loudoun county. and out to the west, the counties
, president obama continues his tour of asia with a visit to china. his first trip there as president. he's making with the president hugh gin t beijing. earlier today he spoke at a town hall meeting. >> reporter: the president spoke to the chinese about the idea of rights and the chinese saw what has become a main stay of american politics. [ applause ] >> good afternoon. >> reporter: and it would be a good afternoon to the president. engaged in a style of politics he knows well. >> this is a tradition by the way that is very common in the united states at these town hall meetings. >> reporter: in front of a carefully selected audience and what sounded like carefully secretaried questions, he spoke about everything from the nobel peace price to his family. he did press on one point, which is access to the internet. >> i can tell you in the united states, the fact that we have free internet -- or unrestricted internet access is a source of strength. and i think should be encouraged. >> reporter: and there has been some openness about the president's visit here. newsper headlines trumpet h
in the commonwealth in the wake of president obama's history- making election. sarah simmons joins us live with more. >> reporter: good morning, allison. we've been watching a steady stream of people coming into the polling place in falls church behind me. and we've been trying to talk to voters to find out which way things are going, but it's tough to know. we're hearing from both republicans and democrats out here. let's look at video from earlier we shot. this is as the voting was getting underway. a small group of people, a handful of people have been coming in throughout the morning hour. not just the huge lines from last november when president barack obama was elected but these huge lines weren't expected today. now i talked with voters. there doesn't seem to be anyone leaning one way or the other that is coming out of here. but just watching creigh deeds, his last-minute push yesterday and over the last week, he's been campaigninwith governor tim kaine, also president obama last week. he's really trying to make that last-minute push, despite what the polls had been saying. giving republican
appear to be easing between the white house and fox newschannel. president obama granted a request from the network during a round of interviews overseas. the president spoke with major garrett about how to get business higher so the government doesn't have to step in. >> i think it is important though to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt, even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could actually lead to a double dip recession. >> on another note, about the president's trip to asia the president did take time out to meet with his half brother and his wife. they shared the same father but did not grow up together. >>> a possible unveiling on capitol hill as democrats bring their version of health care reform center stage. critics from all around are keeping a close eye on the deficit. doug lazader hasmre from capitol hill. >> reporter: this new plan is going to very quickly embroil the senate in a huge debate. >> democrats and the senate think they have this figured out. >> i think if you are not imp
in court next month. >>> president obama is meeting with president hugh gin to in china. >> he will speak at a town hall meeting and speak with several hundred students. >> reporter: the president spoke to the chinese about universal rights and at the same time the chinese saw firsthand what has become a main stay of american politics: [ applause ] >> good afternoon. >> reporter: and itould be a good afternoon to the president. engaged in a file of politics he knows well. >> this is a tradition by the way that is vy common in the united states at these town hall meetings. >> reporter: in front of a carefully prepared aience with questions, he answered everything from nobel peace prize to his family. he did press one thing on access to the internet. >> i can tell you in the united states, the fact that we have free internet or unrestricted internet access is a source of strength. and i think should be encouraged. >> reporter: and here has been some openness about the president's visit here. newspaper headlines trumpet his arrival and the fact that the chineseven allowed a carefully monitor
a peel away. explore all 25 delicious flavors. yoplait. it is so good. >>> president obama continues his tour of asia today. after meeting with china's president, president obama emerged from two and a half hours of closed door talks with new determination to hammer out crucial issues. both nations still show division over economic, security and human rights issues, but some say the political power move will have an impact. >> when you he someone who believes in protecting human rights at home and who is as popular and admired of a figure as barack obama is globally, the appeal of our views on human rights is entirely different. >> president obama's tour of asia will wrap up with a trip to soul before returning home. >>> sarah palins new book going rogue is out today. in the highly anticipated memoir, she slams john mccain's campaign staffers for not allowing her to speak more freely and she questions her interview with katie couric and the relationship with levy johnston. going rogue is seen at her shot of redemption from being thrust into the national spotlight in last year's president
, presidential visit to asia. president obama is in south korea now the last stop op his tour. >> mr. obama conducted a round of media interviews and comments on afghanistan with making headlines. doug lazader joins us now live from capitol hill, good morning. i think one of the first things to jump out at most of us, he is telling us when he expects to make announcement on the future of strategy in afghanistan. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, guys. he is saying within weeks which is what the white house said again and again and again as this decision lingers out there. the i'm sure that's not going to mull fie critics who think the decision should have been made earlier. there are weighty decisions to be made. obviously involve matters of life and death. he is going to take time coming up with what he considers to be the right kind oaf policy. >> as he inherited this war, he made the statement he doesn't want it to go beyond the administration. he says he his new strategy is to think about an end game, getting out of afghanistan. >reporter: really that's been everyone's strategy to find a
to get some congestion ease. >> $40 million from barack obama and thank him and those who travel kenilworth avenue. >> and fort totten is one place that could change quite a bit. >> that is transit oriented development and it's done near metro station and hopefully people who use that metro get more cars off the street. >> mixed development and housing developments and retail space. mayor, thank you very much. >> stay dry. >> you can e-mail your questions to the mayor and we do pass them along. send them to fentyonfox@wttg.com. >>> the time is 7:21. the britain prime minister is getting an uproar for shopping writing. >>> the latest on the forecast and traffic. stay wuss. it with us. right now, she's saving money and it's not by giving haircuts at home that she does for fun she's found an easier way to save so easy, it's automatic with suntrust, she sets aside money every month without having to think about it which is good because her boys would really appreciate her full attention right about now more and more people are turning to suntrust to help them live solid and bank soli
to thanksgiving for thousands of military families. president obama is set to address the nation about the war in afghanistan. there are reports that tens of thousands of troops will be sent to the war torn region. doug luzader has the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter: the official announcement to send more troops to afghanistan is still days away but this news is quickly sinking in as families prepare for more sacrifice. >> that's good. >> reporter: it was an early thanksgiving for these soldiers in texas as they prepared to deploy. for them and their families, there are plenty of questions this year and from president obama in his weekly address, an acknowledgment thoughts of war. >> we keep in our prayers the marking of an empty seat safed for a son or a daughter, a husband or a wife stationed in harm's way. >> reporter: and there will soon be more in harm's way in afghanista even as the president went through the rituals of thanksgiving, pardoning a turkey at the white house, he is preparing for a critical speech on tuesday outlining a plan that could send some 30,000 reinforcements i
and some of the independents who voted for president obama last year, if we were to see low turnout among those voters next year in places like new jersey and virginia there is no doubt that could spell trouble for democrats. i don't think we'll see that kind of apathy and complacency among voters. i think the stakes are high. in order to maintain an agenda for change to work on the economy, we need to have a substantial majority in the congress. but we'll see. there are some signs there that if they were to continue into next year, it would be worrisome. >> your republican counterparts are wasting no time in saying the tide is turning now and the shift is going back right now. and you have some 60 seats in the house that you need to try to protect, that's your job as the chair of the committee. what do you look for now in the coming year to make sure you don't get that sense of apathy and you are able to maintain the control? >> the big issue is the economy. there is no doubt the job situation is not where we want it to be. but people are fair and they remember when the president was swo
't think anyone has the answer to that. i know if you ask the obama administration they would say yes because the economy 3.5% in the third quarter so it's sort of starting to look like we're pulling out the woods but the unemployment rate is at 9% and we're expecting had to hit 9.8% when the report comes out on friday. so people are still feeling the pain. >> and not to mention the pain with the market activity not showing it's ready to push through. we hit 10,000 on the dow and things were sarting to look good but then friday everything fell apart. >> exactly. and the thing is that businesses are still really cautious right now. we had a story in the wall street journal about how their sitting on this mountain of cash and so it's not like they don't have the money to spend but they're not convinced we're in a sustainable recovery and you need to have that sort of confidence and optimism if you're going to start hiring people again. >> what do you think will be the catalyst to push us into the right discretion? >> it's really difficult to say. i think you'll have to still see improve
.c. surprise, surprise. >> and it never aired but cbs did make this comment. quote, president obama has made it very accessible for anyone to visit the white house so that's th thing right now. >> and she got in. so we'll have to see. >> that's what she said from her interview. >>> and the president is set to address the nation about the war in afghanistan next week. >> with the possibility that tens of thousands will be sent to the watorn country it is n uncertain thanksgiving for the troops. doug luzader has more om the capitol hill. >> reporter: the official annouement to send troops to the afghanistan is days away but this news is sinking in as families prepare for more sacrifice. >> that's good. >> reporter: it was an early thanksgiving r these soliers in texas as they deploy. for their families there are plenty of questions. and for the president, the on going acknowledgmt war. >> we keep our prayers for an empty seat for a son or daughter or others in harm's way. >> reporter: even the president pardoned a turkey at the white house, he's preparing for a critical speech on tuesday, out
obama has ordered an investigation into whether this was properly handled. >>> a florida family is now in a desperate search for their loved ones remains. someone stole an urn containing the ashes of retired army colonel norbert schmidt, it was stolen from a rented van. they also stole her fathers army discharge papers, death certificate along with a computer and jewellery. >>> he was a perfectly healthy teen just one week ago. now a local boy has to use a walker to get around. could his condition be related to the swine flu vaccine. >> also the battle over gay marriage in the district heats up. hear from the catholic church about their threat to pull programs from the city. we continue on the other side of this break  >>> the cdc is breaking down cases of swine flu. 4,000 people have died since april. 540 of them were children. according to the cdc the virus infected 22 million people, sending 98,000 to the hospital including 36,000 children. the cdc expects numbers to grow. they are higher than previously reported because the cdc changed the way it is evaluating cas
. >>> it looks like president obama wants to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan. he's scheduled to make a prime time speech tomorrow to announce the plans. you can be sure it's a speech both democrats and republicans will be watching very closely. fox's lauren sivon reports. >> reporter: the stakes are high for the obama administration. on tuesday evening, during a prime time address from west point, the president is expected to announce a plan to send an additional 35,000 troops to afghanistan. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are speaking out. michigan senator carl levin, the democratic senate chairman, says an afghan troop surge is the key to victory. >> if the mission is to give them the capacity to take on the taliban, and i believe that will be the principal mission stated, that would be one important thing to happen for democratic support. >> reporter: it's believed the escalation will take place over the next year and there will be more tha100,000 troops in the war zone but some republicans contend the plan doesn't work. even citing vietnam. >> we'll send a few troops and then see
. >>> a big protest on capitol hill against president obama's health care reform. [ chanting ] >> thousands of conservatives rallied in front of the capitol yesterday. they heard from several republican lawmakers opposed to health care reform. but at the same time, over at the white house, president obama got two important endorsements for his health care overhaul. he showed up in the white house briefing room to thank two powerful lobbying groups for supporting the health care plan. he told the associated press that the aarp and the national health organization are no small accomplishment. he plans to visit tomorrow before saturday's big vote. >> do you think that's for the reporters there when the president is walking in? they kind of sit up a little more. i love that. >>> well it could be the new must-have from verizon. but is the new droid worth all of the hype? or steve chenevey has been putting it to the test and joins us with a preview next. do you like how i did that? >> i did like that. and it is cool. >>> and also coming up, rap legend darrell d mc mcdaniels is joining us live to
will air monday on oprah, the same day the book comes out. >> whi president obama makes his wy through asia, troop increase through afghanistan continues. chris wallace. no doubt those issues will wait for him when he returns. >> reporter: yeah, travelling with him in his baggage, on his way through asia, allison. absolutely. the decision on afghanistan is interesting because this administration is really fractured on this. we found out this week the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan who in fact was a former military commander there himself is now cautioning the president not to send more troops until he figures out whether the president is a reliable partner, going against the advice of the president's current military command who wants 40,000 more troops. as the president has said, look, by the time a decision gets to his desk, if it were easy it is already solved. he only gets the tough ones. >> also going back to health care, we saw this squeak by in the house now it heads to the senate. a lot of people are thinking it dead on arrival but you will talk about that. >> reporter: yeah, we wil
to this accident. >>> and president obama headed home following the tour of asia. he wrapped up the trip by discussing newpunishment against iran for continuing relationships. >>> hamid karzai has been sworn in for his second term. he's spend five more years in control of the war torn country. secretary of state health care attended the ceremony and offered support and said the u.s. expects karzai to crack down on corruption. >>> lawmakers will continue to sort out what led to the rampage at fort hood today. nidal malik hasan is charged in the massacre on the texas post two weeks ago and killed 13 people and injured dozens more. seen fors are promising to conduct a full investigation. robert gates is expected to announce details of a pentagon probe later this morning. >>> a move to bring terror suspects to new york city to face trial in civilian court is drawing file on the hill. this is despite a strong prediction from the president that one suspect, mohammed, will be put to death. that did not stop eric holder from commenting. we have more from ainsley earhart. >> reporter: holder is s
are down. however asian stock markets rebounded. >>> the obama administration plans to announce todaan expanded program for foreclosures here in the u.s. officials plan to use bailout funds to pay cash incentives to mortgage companies that permanently lower loan payments for homeowners. >>> tomorrow president obama will hold a prime time address from west point. he is expected to announce a plan to send at least 30,000 additional u.s. troops to afghanistan. it's believed that the troop surge would take place over the next year. afghan president karzai is backing a larger american presence. >>> the full senate takes up the health care debate today. some republican critics are urging democrats to start from scratch and craft a new bill but lawmakers say there is little chance of starting over on a particular already debated at length in the house. >>> 8:26 right now. up next we'll check out orange stories making headline this is morning. >> and that includes more on an explosion at a virginia middle school. and we'll take a look at how virginia bars and restaurants are preparing for a ne
, president obama continues to make his way across asia after holding a closed door meeting with china's president. the american president, mr. obama, merged with new determination to improve the relationship between the two countries. they both agreed to expand cooperation on climate change and energy and the environment. she will go to soul, korea, before returning to the united states. >>> the question about whether warning signs were missed about the nidal malik hasan. according to the washington post, army chief of staff general george casey, jr., is forming the investigativable. the president has ordered a review of any intelligence into hasan. two of the victims will be buried at arlington national cemetery. they are the two local to our area. warman will be laid to west next sunday and another one on november 25th. >>> breaking news, out of charles county, maryland. reports of people trapped of a vehicle slammed into a townhouse. live the home in st. charles. you can see a minivan smashed through the front door of that home; again, life pictures from sky fox. we think this hap
. >>> well, president obama and the first la are honoring veterans day by laying a wreath at arlington fashional cemetery. the vice president and mrs. biden will also attend. >> this is a live shot at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington national cemetery. and there are plenty of deals to be had to honor veterans that we want to tell yoabout. you do see the tomb there. the museum, mount vernon and colonyal williamsberg are free to veterans and active duty and there are price breaks at restaurants. david petraeus offered a special message to those who served before him. >> to all of our veterans and to your families, on behalf of all of those serving in afghanistan, iraq and elsewhere throughout the central command area of responsibility, i want to say thank you for your service, for the legacy you have given to us, and for your sacrifice along the way. you truly are america's heroes. >> i think we all feel the same way and want to say the same. >> very well spoken there. >>> d.c.'s mayor caught on camera apparently breaking federal laws on his bicycle but he is get aig pass on
. >> reporter: president obama is asking americans to keep the victims in their prayers. >> it's bad enough when we lose them in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire on an army base on american soldier. >> reporter: he had been on the radar because of internet postings about suicide bombs. fox news. >> the president will visit with wounded soldiers at walter reed medical center and that was planned before the event yesterday. the bodies of those who were killed yesterday will be brought to dover air force base in delaware because of the military mortuary there. a ceremony honoring the dead to be held at fort hood, but it's not clear when that will happen. and military officials tell the associated press they cannot rule out that some of the victims may have been killed by friendly fire in the chaos that followed the shooting and the efforts to capture the suspect. >>> more now on that suspect. army major nidal malik hasan was born in arlington, virginia, he went to virginia tech. his cousin lives in northern virginia and spoke to fox news. he said he doesn't think
house to be there and they did nothing wrong. >>> and the obamas hosted 50 friends and family members for thanksgiving. it included pies, honey bakes ham, turkey, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole a. cording to the white house, the president's favorites were the turkey and the pumpkin pie. >> sound goes to me. >>> the president also took some time out to call 10 service members stationed in the war zone. the president told him he is grateful for the service and sacrifices for the country. in his weekly radio address to the nation, he thanked all military men and women. >>> so if you're pants are feeling tight and you want to work off some of the calories you you -- you might be in luck. gold's gyms are opening their doors to the public for free today. and it takes a half an hour on the treadmill to burn off one cup of stuffing. just one. so now that we have moving out of thanksgiving and into christmas, you no doubt you hear a lot of the holly greatings but it is merry christmas or happy holidays? >> a lot of talkover this. nati having a hard time walking that fine line. brian
to some of these guys quite so much and i wouldn't have got us in a jam. and i think its typical of obama, thoughtful, smart, cool, calm under pressure. wouldn't you agree with that. >> no, peter, i don't. he knows he has problems. so any way. >> let's move on to health care before we run out of time. we saw it squeak by, that was the phrase we heard but what is next and does it have a chance in the senate? >> i think so. you had bill clinton making the argument yesterday, i've been through this, get it done. will it be perfect? no. this is a process. we'll be having amendments to this and changing over te years. but you have to do sometng and i think what will happen is it will pass the senate and go back to the house and after conference they will get it done. i think nancy pelosi had a few more votes in her pocket if she needed to. >> the rumors you heard on the hill were amazing when you think about it. they were running around telling people if you lose we'll take care of you. you may not get re-elected because of these votes but we'll take care of you. i think that's self-serving. b
president obama has been pushing for. back to you. >> indeed he has been. thank you so much. sarah simmons live on capitol hill. >>> there is plenty still ahead. playing dirty on the soccer field. punches, hair pulling and these aren't even the moves that earned this player a yellow card. >> coming up next, after the break, from rap to water, books to clothing, 50-cent has made a huge name for himself. my interview with this superstar in his unlikely success story. we'll be right back. with pillsbury pie crust, making the perfect holiday pie requires one skill the ability to gracefully accept compliments of pillsbury cinnamon rolls bring everyone to the table in their sunday best >>> making headline this is morning, the first hurricane this year to threaten the u.s. gulf coast could still pack dangerous winds when it hits the shore late today or early tomorrow. hurricane ida is a category one storm with winds as high as 80 miles per hour. tropical storm warning is in affect in new orleansas well. >>> do you have a headache getting around tysons corner. well express yourself. the tysons cor
buyer credit and it is expected to be passed and sent to president obama. >>> if you're looking for work, check out myfoxdc.com. and our job of the day is at red carpet international. this company is looking for a senior executive and franchise sales manager. five to seven years of sales experience is required. for this job and others go to myfoxdc.com and click on the job shop tab near the top of the home page. >>> sports are supposed to be fun but some excessive calls have asked where has the fun gone. lindsey murphy has shown us what has students at one local high school so upset. >> reporter: the bigger story involved tj peeler who has verbally committed to playing for pitt next year. he was ejected after two unsports man like conduct, one was after he celebrated with teammates and another on this play when he ran 65 yards for a touchdown and then pointed his arm if the air. yellow flag. two unsports man like penalties means ejections according to the rules. >> they just know everyone was trying to have fun. >> reporter: he's possibly suspended for the next game which is november 20t
'll make up for it today. >>> we are getting more details about the thanksgiving spread. the obamas friends and family members, including six different pies, turkey, honey bakes ham, oyster stuffing, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. the president's favorites were the turkey and pull pin pie. >>> the present also took some time out of his day to call 10 u.s. service members stationed in war zones. the preside told him he is grateful for his sacrifices to the country and in his weekly address to the nation, he thanks all military men and women. >>> and the white house is still not commenting on the party crashers that showed up to the state dinner. but this morning the bravo tv network is talking and what they have to say about this northern v>> and we'll talk wit publisher with a newspaper who has covered the couple and their financially troubled winery. >>> and more on the memorial to abe pollin. it's now 7:08 and we're ming right back.  fiber one honey clusters, frosted shredded wheat. oh, mommy's favorite, caramel delight. but she says it tastes too good to ha
execution is for the murder of dean maiers in manassas. >>> president obama set to attend a memorial at ft. hood today for the families of the victims. he killed 13 people and injured dozens more, but it wasn't a terrorist attack. nidal malik hasan will face charges in a military court. the service will be at 2:00 p.m. and will be broadcast here on fox and online. >>> the national hurricane center says ida's center made landfall on dolphin island this morning. fox's greg bosswell is live in walton beach, florida, this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you allison and steve. tropical storm ida came to shore, limped to shore. although it's not the huge hurricane it once was, for people here along the gulf coast, tropical storm ida is still an unwanted visitor. the one time category 2 hurricane is easing up as it takes on the florida panhandle. for residents in fort walton beach, florida, it could have been worse but officials are warning people not to take chances. >> the main threat for ida are high winds, storm surge, heavy rain and isolated tornadoes. the isolated tornad
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